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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Review: Red Button, theSpace on North Bridge by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Formed in 2009 by Fumi Gomez and Juan Echenique, Horatio Theatre Company specialise in Science Fiction theatre, giving particular focus to new writing and original storytelling. In bringing …

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Review: Foreign Radical, Canadahub at Kings Hall by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

“What if life was all a game, and none of the rules made any sense?” Created by Theatre Conspiracy in collaboration with Aurora Nova, Foreign Radical makes its UK debut at the 2017 Edinb…

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Review: Paris de Nuit, Assembly George Square Gardens by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Founded in Budapest in 2012 by director and choreographer Bence Vági, Recirquel Company Budapest is a unique circus outfit that fuel its fusion of physical theatre and dance with the cultur…

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Review: What If I Told You, Army at The Fringe by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Choreographer and theatre-maker Pauline Mayers invites you to take a moment and breathe. Stories of her past suspend the present and consider the future within a careful balance of dance and…

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Review: Jihan’s Smile, Summerhall by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Established in 2005, Al-Harah Theater are a non-profit organisation based in Beit Jala, Bethlehem. Committed to principles of plurality and multiculturalism, their mission is to promote thea…

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Review: Circa: Humans, Underbelly Circus Hub by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Circa, the pioneering Australian circus company have been at the forefront of the art form since its conception in 2004. Lead by Artistic Director Yaron Lifschitz, Circa create work that pus…

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Review: Third Wheel, Gilded Balloon Dining Room by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Founded in 2013 by Artemis Fitzalan Howard and Eliot Salt, Bristol-based Deadpan Theatre return to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival after a sell-out run of Pre-drinks/ Afterparty in 2016, an or…

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Review: Parentcraft, C Royale by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Founded by Polly Cohen, a fifth year medical student, and Hayley Russell, a recent UCL graduate, Cohrus Theatre grace the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with Parentcraft, a short play by Stephen …

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Review: Women of Greece: Medusa, theSpace on Niddry Street by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Written by Ami Sayers, Women of Greece: Medusa follows the successful premiere of her original work Sodom at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Both works have been performed by Fourth Monk…

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Review: These Trees the Autumn Leaves Alone, Underbelly Med Quad by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Following an award-winning stretch at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival with The Way the City Ate the Stars, Melbourne-based storyteller and comedian Wil Greenway returns to the north with …

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Friday, August 11, 2017

Review: Kin, Underbelly Circus Hub by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Following their smash-hit Bromance at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Barely Methodical Troupe return with Kin, a daring and innovative hybrid of circus and theatre. Five men compete for…

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Review: Leviathan, Dance Base by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Loosely inspired by Moby-Dick, the novel written in 1851 by American author Henry Melville, Leviathan is the most recent production from James Wilton Dance. Featuring a cast of seven and pow…

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Review: Continuity, Finborough Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

This month, the Finborough Theatre in Kensington showcases the world premiere of Continuity by emerging Irish playwright, Gerry Moynihan. Director Shane Dempsey marks Moynihan’s debut, a p…

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Review: The Hunting of The Snark, Vaudeville Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Adapted for stage by author Annabel Wigoder, Lewis Carroll’s nonsense poem The Hunting of the Snark takes the form of a family musical adventure at the Vaudeville Theatre in the West End. …

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Review: Whalebone, The Bunker Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

For one night only as part of their Fringe Preview Season, Bunker Theatre in London Bridge welcomes Whalebone, the most recent work by Irish company Hatch It Theatre. Founded in 2004 and led…

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Sunday, July 23, 2017

Review: A Tale of Two Cities, Regents Park Open Air Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities is the most recent play by actor, director and playwright Matthew Dunster. Directed by Timothy Sheader, Dunster’s work retur…

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Saturday, July 15, 2017

Review: KlangHaus: 800 Breaths, Southbank Centre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

This July, art-rock band The Neutrinos and visual artist Sal Pittman reform their sell-out, critically acclaimed performance of KlangHaus: On Air from 2016. Born-again as KlangHaus: 800 Brea…

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Monday, July 3, 2017

Review: Dirty Work (The Late Shift), Battersea Arts Centre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Reviving their 1998 performance of Dirty Work for the present-day, once again, experimental theatre company Forced Entertainment detonate theatrical convention and explore the bewildering wo…

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Review: Gloria, Hampstead Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

From the Obie Award winning playwright of An Octaroon, this month Branden Jacobs Jenkins’ Gloria arrives at the stage of the Hampstead Theatre. The play became a Pulitzer Prize Finalist fo…

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Review: Groomed, Soho Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

After winning three awards at the Brighton Fringe Festival in 2016, Groomed takes to the stage of the Soho Theatre as part of their Spring/ Summer season. Written and performed by theatre di…

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Review: MC 14/22 (Ceci est mon corps) / Emergence, Sadler’s Wells by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Following a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016, Scottish Ballet return to Sadler’s Wells with the double bill MC 14/22 / Emergence by Angelin Preljocaj and Crystal Pite. …

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Review: Vixen, The Vaults by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Beneath Waterloo Station, Silent Opera bring Leos Janacek’s opera, The Cunning Little Vixen to life through an immersive experience. Composed in 1921-23, the libretto was adapted from a se…

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Review: Zero Point, Barbican by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Inspired by the scientific and spiritual concepts of Zero Point energy, Zero Point is the most recent work by Array, the company of multi-award winning choreographer Darren Johnston. The gro…

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Review: Dyl, Old Red Lion Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Produced by Moya Productions, Dyl chronicles Mark Weinman’s playwriting debut at the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington. With a variety of previous acting credits, Weinman follows in the fo…

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Saturday, May 13, 2017

Review: Driftwood, Underbelly Festival Southbank by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Following a successful stretch at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Casus Circus bring their hit piece Driftwood to Underbelly Festival, Southbank. Based in Brisbane, Australia, the group …

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Sunday, May 7, 2017

Review: Out of This World, Peacock Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

“Just keep me safe. Don’t let me do anything stupid, and don’t tell me anything that I already know. Do we have a deal?” After a ten-year absence from the stage, choreographer, filmm…

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Monday, May 1, 2017

Review: City of Glass, Lyric Hammersmith by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Adapted for stage by Duncan Macmillan (1984, People, Places and Things), Paul Auster’s 1985 novel, City of Glass takes to the stage at Lyric Hammersmith. The book is the first part of The …

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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Review: The Macbeths, Pleasance Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Produced by Ferodo Bridges, The Macbeths is a contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy. Founded in 2012, the company is an international platform for London-based artists, …

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Review: Betroffenheit, Sadler’s Wells by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Co-created by choreographer Crystal Pite, her company Kidd Pivot, and actor-playwright Jonathon Young of Electric Company Theatre, Betroffenheit returns to Sadlers Wells following its UK pre…

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Review: Posh, Pleasance Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Notorious for its depiction of ‘The Riot Club’, a fictional, all-male society loosely-based on Oxford University’s infamous Bullingdon Club, Laura Wade’s Posh returns to the stage …

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Monday, April 3, 2017

Review: The Poetry of Exile, White Bear Theatre by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

Previously known for works such as Basildon (2009), Bridlington (2015) and Playground (2016), writer Peter Hamilton returns to The White Bear Theatre in Kennington with his most recent play:…

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